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#EndSARS: Coronavirus Is No Respecter Of A Protester, Wear Your Mask – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) has come out to warn #EndSARS protesters to be mindful of the coronavirus amid their protests. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu revealed this recently at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Media Briefing in Abuja. According to him, the number ...

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Nigerians Must Beware Of Scammers Posing As Us – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to urge Nigerians to beware of scammers posing as the centre to defraud unsuspecting citizens. NCDC recently revealed that it is not giving out cash to people, neither will it ask for cash in exchange for employment. According to The ...

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Have Reduced Because Testings Have Decreased – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has come out to say that Nigeria has not started flattening the curve amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu revealed this in a recent chat with Vanguard. According to him, the decrease in fresh infections being witnessed ...

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Equitable Access To Coronavirus Vaccines Is Key In Nigeria – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that it is working hard to make sure Nigerians have access to the coronavirus vaccines when available. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu revealed this during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 on Monday in ...

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16 Nigerians Have Died From Coronavirus In The Last 24 Hours – NCDC

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13,447 Nigerians have successfully recovered from coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The agency recently revealed that 344 cases have been successfully treated in the past few days. According to NCDC, 16 new COVID-19 fatalities have been recorded in the last 24 hours across Nigeria, with ...

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The Samples NCDC Collected In Kano Surpassed Their Expectation – Ganduje

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has come out to say that his state is recording successes in the fight against coronavirus. He recently revealed this via Mr. Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor. According to him, the fight has not been a failure because of the unrelenting ...

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Our Ban On Mass Gatherings Still Stands – NCDC

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has come out to say that it is yet to relax its guidelines on mass gathering in the coronavirus (COVID-19) protocol. Dr. Chikwe revealed this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) media briefing on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, ...

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Ajimobi’s Burial Will Be In Accordance With NCDC Guidelines – Bolaji Tunji

Abiola Ajimobi

The burial ceremony of former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has been postponed. His spokesperson, Bolaji Tunji revealed this to the press recently. According to him, all plans have been postponed and the family would soon make an announcement to that effect. He added that the burial will be ...

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Nigerians Should Use Face Masks, Not Face Shields – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that there is no proof that face shields alone can provide primary respiratory protection against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in ...

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Every Nigerian State Has A Coronavirus Case – NCDC

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu has come out to say that no state in Nigeria is free of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). He revealed this at a recent media briefing today. According to him, no state can claim to be free of the ...

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We Never Sent Positive Test Kits To Cross Rivers State – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has refuted reports that it sent positive and negative test kits and cartridges of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) to Cross River State. Recall that Cross River State’s Commissioners for Information and Health, Asu Okang, and Beta Edu recently accused the agency and the Federal Ministry ...

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We Apologize For The Error With Akwa Ibom’s Confirmed Cases – NCDC

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC has come out to say that Akwa Ibom State Government did the right thing by insisting that only 16 COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the state. NCDC recently revealed that it mistakenly repeated a sample test, which led to the 17 cases it ...

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If We Failed Nigeria Or Not, History Will Tell – NCDC

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Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has come out to say that President Muhammadu Buhari is not against the idea of using local herbs to combat coronavirus in Nigeria. He, however, revealed that the Nigeria Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development must first certify any of the herbs before it ...

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An Explosion In The Number Of Coronavirus Cases Would Be Disastrous – NCDC

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu has come out to say that Nigeria’s leaders might be forced to lock everything down again to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Speaking today during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 ...

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Raymond Dokpesi Should Be Applauded For How He Co-operated With NCDC – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar

Ex Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has begged Nigerians to pray for the quick recovery of the founder of Daar Communications PLC, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, members of his family, plus others who have tested positive for coronavirus. In a recent statement by his Media Adviser, Mr. Paul Ibe, Atiku expressed sympathy ...

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Avoid Buying New Masks From Vendors Or Wash Before Using It – NCDC

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The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has issued an advisory to Nigerians on how they can wear a cloth face mask. NCDC recently revealed that if any citizen wears a cloth mask, he or she has to use it while obeying other containment measures. According to NCDC, the measures ...

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825 Coronavirus Tests Gave Us 195 Positive Results – NCDC

Mr. Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has come out to say that 825 tests yielded the 195 positive results recently announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, yesterday. He revealed this during the daily briefing by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja. The 195 ...

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NCDC Did The Right Thing By Testing My Late CSO For Coronavirus – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu

APC leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has come out to say that his late Chief Security Officer, CSO, Lateef Raheem, died of complications from the coronavirus. He, however, added that he and his wife, Senator Oluremi are free from the virus as they recently tested negative to the disease. According to ...

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The Lockdown Has To Continue Until We Reach The Point Of Relaxation – NCDC

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As the current lockdown nears its end, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control NCDC has hinted at a further extension in the nearest future. The disease control body recently revealed that our nation is yet to reach the point where its containment protocols could be relaxed amid the deadly pandemic. ...

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We Are Not Playing Games With Coronavirus Testing – NCDC

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to say that nations have different approaches to test for coronavirus and Nigeria is not tampering with its testing approach in any way. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC revealed this today in Abuja at a recent gathering. According to ...

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